The Sunday Times (6 January 2013) reported that travellers could expect to pay up to 8% more for foreign currency at airports than online. A customer changing £500 could therefore be £40 worse off buying at an airport
The new issue of the glossy Sunday Times Travel Magazine (February 2013) has a great feature on cutting car hire costs, which recommends us.
With the Mayan apocalypse approaching we thought it may be appropriate to provide some tips on what to do should the world end before you hand the keys back to your rental company.
Well asphalt ones anyway, a rubber road is the latest madcap idea by a group of architects in Russia.
Installed in a forest, the tree-lined bouncy trampoline, sorry road, provides the perfect jump, hop and skip to work,
Joking aside, the architects are attempting to make a serious point about more environmentally friendly transport options.
Fine by us. At least it's well spung and might make the morning commute a rather more pleasant experience. Anyone for a star jump?!
Although I dread to think what the excess might be if you crash into someone?!
WELL DONE FOR FINDING SANTA...
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Spare tyres may not be the first thing you think about when renting a car, but it seems most car manufacturers are no longer including them. Recently there have been more and more unfortunate people finding out they don't have a spare tyre when they most need it. In fact, the RAC were contacted by 80,000 motorists who found themselves stranded in this situation.
You would be forgiven for thinking the most attractive vehicles are the most stolen, a Range Rover Sport or perhaps a Mercedes for example? Well not quite, according to the Association of Chief Police Vehicle Crime Intelligence Services (ACVIS) the most stolen vehicle is the modest Ford Transit!
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